Johnson out as selectors look to sharpen attack

Doug Bollinger. New Zealand v Australia. Basin...

Bollinger comes in for misfiring Johnson. Image by Gouldy99 via Flickr

Mitchell Johnson’s Ashes misery has finally been put to bed after he was axed from the Australian Test team in favour of Doug Bollinger, while Ben Hilfenhaus could be replaced by Ryan Harris when the team is named today.

Chairman of selectors Andrew Hilditch is understood to have told Johnson he would be dropped for the second Test at training in Adelaide yesterday.

The out-of-form paceman must work his way back into the side through domestic cricket with Western Australia if he hopes to play in the third Test in Perth.

Full story: The Age

 

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